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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Bagridae Bagrid catfishes

Genus: Mystus

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Mystus abbreviatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Mystus alasensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Mystus albolineatus Roberts, 1994

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Mystus albolineatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Mystus ankutta
[]



Asia
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Mystus armatus (Day, 1865)

Photo by Photo by Plamoottil, M.
 
Mystus armatus
[Kerala mystus]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.6 cm SL

 
Mystus armiger
[]



Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Mystus atrifasciatus Fowler, 1937

Photo by Photo by James, A.
 
Mystus atrifasciatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Mystus bimaculatus (Volz, 1904)

Photo by Photo by Ahmad, A.
 
Mystus bimaculatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 17.7 cm TL
Mystus bleekeri (Day, 1877)

Photo by Photo by Sreekantha
 
Mystus bleekeri
[Day's mystus]



Asia
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Mystus bocourti (Bleeker, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Mystus bocourti
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Mystus canarensis Grant, 1999

Photo by Photo by Plamoottil, M.
 
Mystus canarensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Mystus carcio (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by James, A.
 
Mystus carcio
[]



Asia
Max. Length 14.4 cm SL
Mystus castaneus Ng, 2002

Photo by Photo by James, A.
 
Mystus castaneus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Mystus catapogon Plamoottil, 2016

Photo by Photo by Plamoottil, M.
 
Mystus catapogon
[]



Asia
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Mystus cavasius (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Khan, M.M.
 
Mystus cavasius
[Gangetic mystus]
No picture found


 
Mystus chinensis
[]



Asia

Mystus cineraceus Ng & Kottelat, 2009

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Mystus cineraceus
[]



Asia

Mystus dibrugarensis (Chaudhuri, 1913)

Photo by Photo by Bakalial, B.
 
Mystus dibrugarensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 19.0 cm SL
Mystus falcarius Chakrabarty & Ng, 2005

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Mystus falcarius
[]



Asia
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Mystus gulio (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Mystus gulio
[Long whiskers catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL
Mystus heoki Plamoottil & Abraham, 2013

Photo by Photo by Plamoottil, M.
 
Mystus heoki
[Elongated Kerala Mystus]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.5 cm SL

 
Mystus horai
[Indus catfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.0 cm SL

 
Mystus impluviatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL
Mystus indicus Plamoottil & Abraham, 2013

Photo by Photo by Plamoottil, M.
 
Mystus indicus
[Central Travancore catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Mystus keletius (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Jayasinghe, A.
 
Mystus keletius
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Mystus keralai Plamoottil & Abraham, 2014

Photo by Photo by Plamoottil, M.
 
Mystus keralai
[Long whiskered Kerala catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 25 cm NG
Mystus leucophasis (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Photo by James, A.
 
Mystus leucophasis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Mystus malabaricus (Jerdon, 1849)

Photo by Photo by Sreekantha
 
Mystus malabaricus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL
Mystus menoni Plamoottil & Abraham, 2013

Photo by Photo by Plamoottil, M.
 
Mystus menoni
[Idukki Mystus]



Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Mystus montanus (Jerdon, 1849)

Photo by Photo by Plamoottil, M.
 
Mystus montanus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL
Mystus multiradiatus Roberts, 1992

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Mystus multiradiatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Mystus mysticetus Roberts, 1992

Photo by Photo by James, A.
 
Mystus mysticetus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Mystus nanus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Mystus ngasep
[]



Asia
Max. Length 19.8 cm SL
Mystus nigriceps (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Muchlisin, Z.A.
 
Mystus nigriceps
[Twospot catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Mystus oculatus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Raghavan, P.R.
 
Mystus oculatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL
Mystus pelusius (Solander, 1794)

Photo by Photo by Afzali, A.
 
Mystus pelusius
[Tigris mystus]



Asia
Max. Length 8 cm NG
Mystus pulcher (Chaudhuri, 1911)

Photo by Photo by Udomrittiruj, K.
 
Mystus pulcher
[]
No picture found


 
Mystus punctifer
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Mystus rhegma Fowler, 1935

Photo by Photo by James, A.
 
Mystus rhegma
[]



Asia
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL
Mystus rufescens (Vinciguerra, 1890)

Photo by Photo by Win, T.
 
Mystus rufescens
[]



Asia
Max. Length 15.7 cm SL
Mystus seengtee (Sykes, 1839)

Photo by Photo by Plamoottil, M.
 
Mystus seengtee
[]



Asia
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Mystus singaringan (Bleeker, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Mystus singaringan
[]



Asia
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Mystus tengara (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.
 
Mystus tengara
[Tengara catfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Mystus velifer
[]



Asia
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Mystus vittatus (Bloch, 1794)

Photo by Photo by Jayasinghe, A.
 
Mystus vittatus
[Striped dwarf catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Mystus wolffii (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Mystus wolffii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.7 cm SL

 
Mystus zeylanicus
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Mystus abbreviatus Asia 1840
Mystus alasensis Asia 10.8 SL 2005
Mystus albolineatus Asia 35 SL 1994
Mystus ankutta Asia 7.9 SL 2008
Mystus armatus Kerala mystus Asia 14.5 SL 1865
Mystus armiger Asia 15.6 SL 2004
Mystus atrifasciatus Asia 15 SL 1937
Mystus bimaculatus Asia 6.7 SL 1904
Mystus bleekeri Day's mystus Asia 17.7 TL 1877
Mystus bocourti Asia 24 SL 1864
Mystus canarensis Asia 10.1 SL 1999
Mystus carcio Asia 5 SL 1822
Mystus castaneus Asia 14.4 SL 2002
Mystus catapogon Asia 7.3 SL 2016
Mystus cavasius Gangetic mystus Asia 40 SL 1822
Mystus chinensis Asia 1883
Mystus cineraceus Asia 2009
Mystus dibrugarensis Asia 1913
Mystus falcarius Asia 19.0 SL 2005
Mystus gulio Long whiskers catfish Asia 46 TL 1822
Mystus heoki Elongated Kerala Mystus Asia 13.7 SL 2013
Mystus horai Indus catfish Asia 16.5 SL 1954
Mystus impluviatus Asia 12.0 SL 2003
Mystus indicus Central Travancore catfish Asia 10.7 SL 2013
Mystus keletius Asia 18 TL 1840
Mystus keralai Long whiskered Kerala catfish Asia 5.9 SL 2014
Mystus leucophasis Asia 25 NG 1860
Mystus malabaricus Asia 15 TL 1849
Mystus menoni Idukki Mystus Asia 12.1 SL 2013
Mystus montanus Asia 15 TL 1849
Mystus multiradiatus Asia 12.8 SL 1992
Mystus mysticetus Asia 13 SL 1992
Mystus nanus Asia 10.6 SL 2016
Mystus ngasep Asia 10.9 SL 2011
Mystus nigriceps Twospot catfish Asia 19.8 SL 1840
Mystus oculatus Asia 15 TL 1840
Mystus pelusius Tigris mystus Asia 17.8 SL 1794
Mystus pulcher Asia 8 NG 1911
Mystus punctifer Asia 2001
Mystus rhegma Asia 12 SL 1935
Mystus rufescens Asia 14.6 SL 1890
Mystus seengtee Asia 15.7 SL 1839
Mystus singaringan Asia 30 SL 1846
Mystus tengara Tengara catfish Asia 18 TL 1822
Mystus velifer Asia 14.5 SL 2012
Mystus vittatus Striped dwarf catfish Asia 21 SL 1794
Mystus wolffii Asia 20 TL 1851
Mystus zeylanicus Asia 10.7 SL 2013



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